THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2008/2009
Orchestration 3 (VS1) (U03364)
This course aims to give students the ability to write for a variety of instrumental forces culminating in the full orchestra, using a variety of mainly early or mid-20th century models. A substantial part of the course is spent analysing relevant scores, in particular examples of composers transcribing or arranging their own music.
? Keywords : orchestration music
? This course is only available to visiting students.
? Pre-requisites : Standard equivalent to two years of composition training.
Home subject area
? Normal year taken : 3rd year
? Contact Teaching Time : 1 hour(s) 15 minutes per week for 11 weeks
All of the following classes
? Additional Class Information : Seminars in Weeks 1,3,5,7,9,11 plus additional tutorials in weeks 2,4,6,8,10.
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
- Students will have learned how to write for a variety of instrumental forces up to and including full orchestra.
- They will be able to analyse scores from the point of view of orchestration and apply analagous techniques in their own work.
- They will have learned how to make piano reductions of orchestral scores.
Two coursework projects (25% each) and one extended project (50%).
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Miss Lindsay Hunter
Prof Peter Nelson
Course Website : http://www.music.ed.ac.uk
School Website : http://www.ace.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/